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10295 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154 (Collins Avenue)
(305) 455-5460
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife wanted to do the ritz thing for her birthday so we did. Service quality from valet to restaurant and beyond. We thought it would be crowded but it was not so we had a quiet lunch overlooking the intracoastal and the Atlantic. Great service from Chi Chi (sp) our server. Lovely atmosphere. The restaurant also validates parking.

Thank Military_Traveller
Rockaway, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner. The catch of the day fish and skirt steak were good. The cocktails were tasty - white sangria and half cuban. Sides were good too. Friendly service.

Thank rcdenninger
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

We just stayed at the Ritz, and enjoyed dining at the Bistro twice. The first time was for sandwiches at about 10 pm - we arrived at the hotel late and hungry, and they were most accommodating. Our server, Reginald was so good to us and made the wine and meal even more enjoyable. Another day we ate there for... More 

Thank mrsclean58
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Our server was very nice. I had a cheeseburger and my friend had tacos. Our bill was $65. It wasn't bad, but in no way was it above average. I wouldn't go there again.

Thank TerryEgan
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

For a luxury hotel, this place is horrible. I work in the hospitality industry and decided to take my family for brunch in a different environment. I was highly disappointed. The customer service was God awful, where they didn't even realize we were seated for at least 3O minutes before we were served, most of the dishes obviously was dirty... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. We wanted a lighter dinner after a late lunch so we both had sandwiches. My husband had a spinach salad and french dip and I had a hamburger. The atmosphere was relaxing.

Thank TracyS1014
Austin, Texas
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2015

I ordered room service & the bistro prepares the meals. The lobster, fresh oysters & asparagus was excellent. Breakfast was also excellent. I ordered pool service from the restaurant & it was top notch.

Thank Norma B
Sunrise, Florida
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

We used to go there very often before the Ritz bought the place and were happy to know that not much have changed. Food is delicious, the staff is so good and friendly and the view is simply stunning. Love living in South Florida :)

Thank Chef O
Worcester, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Well the Ritz this is not, we were staying in the hotel and thought it would be nice to try the hotel Restaurant well what a mistake that was, we should have turned around and walked out as we were the only ones in the place so not a good sign. when the food arrived it had been microwaved ?... More 

Thank JillyB371
Las Vegas, Nevada
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20 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had lunch at the Bistro mid-August 2015. Expected top quality and service from a Ritz-Carlton. Instead, we had tasteless food and wine by the glass that was vented. No reaction from management when I brought the problem to their attention. The only outstanding things that day were the price and the automatic service charge. Keep clear, there are many better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10295 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
    (Collins Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bal Harbour
  • Phone Number: (305) 455-5460
  • This restaurant is at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami
Bistro Bal Harbour is an upscale casual restaurant coupled with dramatic views of the Atlantic for guests to enjoy while dining outside on the terrace or inside with our floor to ceiling picturesque windows facing the water. Fresh, local ingredients find their way into farm to fork American dishes at our waterfront restaurant in Miami Beach. Enjoy ocean views from a modern dining room and stunning outdoor terrace while experiencing a seasonal menu and extensive beverage selection with over 60 wines and local craft beers.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?